We encourage all professionals working in the app industry to submit proposals for our upcoming festival. If you are a UX designer, product owner, growth hacker, marketeer, investor, business owner, consultant or tool vendor join us! Submit your proposal to appril festival and share your knowledge!

We would like to ensure everyone that our process of selecting the talks will be fair and transparent.



What we are looking for?

We like to see anything that squarely fits into the spectrum of:


We have a number of themes for appril. It would be great if your talk fit one of these themes:

Theme 1: Product Innovation
We invite product owners, growth hackers & digital strategists for this track
When you’re involved in coordinating the app development of your company, the main challenge is: how do you keep your app alive and kicking within the corporate environment? We dare you to experiment, learn from the best and your fellow product owners. We give you examples on how to get the right budget for your app, besides other outlets. Get the highest attention for your app within your company with total support from board level. We like to take you, your team and the app, to the next level.
Your app is killing it, take it to the next level!

Theme 2: Customer Satisfaction
We invite visual designers, interaction designers, branding and communication specialists for this track
The design of your app and it’s usability are your highest priorities. How do you incorporate the design, business, marketing and your customers needs into a successful product? Make sure your app gets noticed and remains effective. Step into this track to investigate the most powerful retention strategies, trends in marketing automation and let your app benefit from it. We dive into App Store Optimisation and our favorite tools to test and increase your user group. You know your customers, now spoil them to the max!

Theme 3: Revenue Optimisation
We invite business developers, lead generators, account managers and board members for this track
With a loyal audience and healthy return on investment you can take the next step into conquering the world with your app. New techniques reveal themselves on the road to explore successful business models. What sort of profit do we seek to guarantee continuity of our product? Come together with other app entrepreneurs to determine how we can benefit from innovations like big data and AI. Lets share visions and define the future of our business apps. Your business is great, now let’s become famous.

The Call for Presentations selection process

Everyone can join us as long as you are a professional in the app industry.
There will be a mix of 45 minutes and 20 minutes talks selected, as well as (variable) keynote presentations.

We expect 150-200 excellent submissions for 30-40 speaking slots. We created a team of subject matter experts that will go through the proposals and will decide what to include in the festival agenda. This is a rough estimation of our schedule and process:

Note: a select few slots will be filled by speakers that we’ve personally invited.


The perks we offer

If you get selected as a speaker at appril festival, here’s what you get:


Help and support along the way

We are committed to making appril festival  a great festival. We are all community people and we want to be as close to you as possible.

We will try to be supportive and helpful. In case you wish to talk with someone from the team, do not hesitate to write an email at (just don’t use this to submit a proposal). Oh and ladies, please share your knowledge and join us in Amsterdam.

Good luck!


We also have a brother conference, check out their CFP here

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